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The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society, both to inform contemporary medicine and strengthen understanding of the world in which we live. The MHL’s growing collection of digitized medic...



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Cushing-Whitney Medical Library
Cushing-Whitney Medical Library
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Books contributed by the Cushing-Whitney Medical Library, Yale University
Chemist and Druggist
Chemist and Druggist
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Chemist and Druggist, the leading trade journal for the pharmacy community in the UK, has been in continuous publication since 1859. It contains a wealth of information for studying the history of medicine and pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Also contained in its pages are many striking visual examples from over 150 years of developments in advertising, packaging and graphic design. The Chemist and Druggist has been made available by the Wellcome Library , one of the greatest...
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Navy Medicine is an integral part of today’s Navy and Marine Corps team and has been a part of that team since the American Revolution. Today’s Navy and Marine Corps team is engaged in a global power competition. Our country depends upon Navy Medicine’s unique expeditionary medical expertise to prepare and support Naval forces, including both Navy and Marine forces. This renewed global power competition requires Navy Medicine to be more agile and capable of operating in a distributed...
Wellcome Library
by Solomon, King of Israel. n 80024516; Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (Samuel Liddell MacGregor)
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Limited ed. of 500 numbered copies
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Topic: Jewish magic
Wellcome Library
by Lévi, Éliphas, 1810-1875. n 50032513
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t. 1. Dogme.--t. 2. Rituel
Topic: Magic
Edition limited to 300 numbered copies on French hand-made paper"
Topic: Sex
2 unnumbered leaves, 392 pages, 3 folded plates : (18mo)
Topic: Occultism
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Welcome to the Samuel J. Wood Library of New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. This site features items scanned from the Medical Center Archives .
Wellcome Library
by Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947. n 80057223
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"Published for subscribers only."
Topics: Occultism, Magic
The gentleman's magazine.
The gentleman's magazine.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Porta, Giambattista della, 1535?-1615
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Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936.; Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936
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"Notes and references": p. [433]-617. Bibliography: p. [624]-642
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Topics: Primitive societies, Sexual ethics, Sex, Culture
British Association of Dermatologists
British Association of Dermatologists
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The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) is a charity whose charitable objects are the practice, teaching, training and research of Dermatology.
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Topic: Medicine, Ayurvedic
University of Maryland, Baltimore
by Smith, John Hamilton
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Handwritten class notes of Alexander Monro Sr.'s lectures in Edinburgh taken by John Hamilton Smith; Title taken from spine.
Topics: Clinical medicine--Early works to 1800, Clinical Medicine
Originally published in 1652 under title: The English physician
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Topics: Materia medica, Botany, Medical, Herbs
Printer's imprint at foot of half-title: Knight and Compton, printers
Topics: Occultism, Alchemy, Magic
The Medical Heritage Library
by Raphael, pseud., 1795-1832; Anglicus, Merlinus, junior, Gent
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The so-called 6th ed. of this title, published earlier in 1825, is in fact a reissue with t.p. added of unsold copies of 'The straggling astrologer', a weekly periodical published by Wright 3 June-30 Oct. 1824 with Smith as editor from late July (see Periodl. Suppl.)
Topics: Astrology, Occultism
Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de Santé
by Sanches, António Nunes Ribeiro
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Manuscrits du docteur Antonio Ribeiro Sanchès, médecin portugais, premier médecin de l'impératrice de Russie, mort à Paris le 14 octobre 1783. Contient : "Correspondance avec l'Académie impérialle de Petersburg ... 1763, et avec la cour de Russie "(1763), suivie de "Journal. Dia de Sao Martinho" (1768-1782) Available at the Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de santé (Paris). See this resource in Medica digital library : ms02015 .
Topic: Divers
Wellcome Library
by Sédir, Paul, 1871-1926. n 85184975
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Bibliography: [173]-178
Topic: Materia Medica
Inscribed at the front: 'Richard J. Reece'
Wellcome Library
by ʻAlī ibn al-ʻAbbās, al-Majūsī al-Arrajānī, 930-994
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Topic: Medicine, Arabic
Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Giles, Herbert Allen, 1845-1935
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xviii, 84, 1711 pages ; 27 cm
Topics: Chinese language -- Dictionaries -- English, Chinese language
Wellcome Library
by Däath, Heinrich. n 2005181550
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xi, 111 pages : 16 cm
Topic: Medical astrology
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
by Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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At head of title: To members of parliament and others
Issued in a limited edition of "only three thousand copies"
Topics: Erotic literature, Erotic art, Sex in literature, Pornography, Sex, Prostitution, Homosexuality,...
Signatures: A-3S
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Topic: Alchemy
Francis A. Countway Library
by South Carolina Medical Association
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Chemical abstracts
Topics: Medicine, Periodicals, South Carolina
Leipziger Literatur Zeitung.
Leipziger Literatur Zeitung.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
by R.P. Burke 1. Reference (a) directed me to inquire into the communications, decisions and actions that took place within the Navy chain of command related to the following matters: a. Planning and execution of the Da Nang, Vietnam port visit. b. Transit of USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) to Guam, including air movements during transit and planning for the ship's arrival and provisions for the crew. c. Actions following arrival of USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) to Guam, including movement of...
Topics: coronavirus, covid-19, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
Wellcome Library
by Le Vasseur, A
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"La présente édition en français ... n'est autre chose que la rajeunissement complet de la traduction attribuée à A. Levasseur dans le catalogue Brunet." -- "Avertissement," t. 1, p. [v]
Topic: Magic
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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This film in two parts shows the mechanism of an artifical respirator (an iron lung) a female patient is shown being placed in the machine and then cared for by nurses (she is fed, groomed and given an enema). The second part starts with instructions as to what to do if there are electrical or mechanical faults in the machinery. 3 segments.
Topics: Ventilators, Mechanical -- history, Respiration, Artificial, Medical equipment, Respiratory...
Wellcome Library
by Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791. n 50032813
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ESTC
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Topic: English language
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Topic: Medicine, Ayurvedic
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
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Topic: Pharmacists
Includes index
Topics: Electrohomeopathy, Homeopathy, Electrotherapeutics, Electric Stimulation Therapy
Wellcome Library
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"Comprising information concerning all persons bearing hereditary or courtesy titles, knights, companions of all the various orders, and the collateral branches of all peers and baronets"
Topic: Genealogy and Heraldry
Wellcome Library
by Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. n 79054933; Sonnini, M; Kirchenhoffer, H
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xxxiv, 32 unnumbered leaves, folded plate ; (8vo)
Includes index
Topic: Beauty Culture
The philosophical magazine.
The philosophical magazine.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Journals
by India. Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia Committee
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volumes ; 27 cm
Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Medicine, Ayurvedic -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions, Medicine, Ayurvedic
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection and Library
by Henry E. Garrett
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Topic: Psychology and Psychiatry
Wellcome Library
by Yates, William, 1792-1845
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iv pages, 1 unnumbered leaf, 589, 19 pages ; (8vo)
Topics: Hindustani language, Hindustani language -- Dictionaries -- English
The Medical Heritage Library
by Gray, Henry, 1825-1861
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Human anatomy, Anatomy
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Gross, Hermann; Hering, Constantine
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Topic: Homeopathy -- Materia medica and therapeutics
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
99 p., [23] leaves of plates : 23 cm
Topics: Betts, Benjamin W., 1832-, Mathematics, Consciousness
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Berg, Karl.; Berg, Karl
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Topic: Sadism
The chemical news.
The chemical news.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
"Authorities consulted and quoted": p. [xi]-xii
Topic: French language
Wellcome Library
by Yatindranatha, Sena
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1145 pages ; 23 cm
Topic: Urdu language
Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de Santé
by Sanches, António Nunes Ribeiro
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Manuscrits du docteur Antonio Ribeiro Sanchès, médecin portugais, premier médecin de l'impératrice de Russie, mort à Paris le 14 octobre 1783. Ils sont presque tous entièrement de sa main. - Tome VIII. Fol. 2. Des maladies du coeur. Fol. 49. Des répercussifs par Marcel Sanchès. Fol. 65. "De scrutinio fontium medicatorum, a Model. Petropol. (1740)." Fol. 132. "Perguntas sobre os remedios da Affrica." Fol. 167. Lettre à Joaquim Pedrode Abreu (1760). Fol. 178....
Topic: Divers
Contains vocabularies
Topics: Egyptian language, Mythology, Religion, Folklore
The Medical Heritage Library
by Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912
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On spine and cover: Dreams and ghosts
Topics: Ghosts, Dreams, Parapsychology, Hallucinations
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Occultism
Unabridged reprint of Barrett's Magus, London, 1801
Topics: Magic, Occultism, Alchemy
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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This film shows various cases of mothers who have difficulty breast feeding their babies. Solutions to the problems are demonstrated, for instance a case of inverted nipples can be treated successfully with massage and the use of a breast pump. An inadequate milk supply can be supplemented with formula. 'Flabby breasts' can be successfully treated with massage, supplementary feeding and exercise. 2 segments.
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Topics: Anatomy, Breast Feeding, Maternal Behavior, Mothers, Maternal and child health, Midwives. Doctors.
xxxix, 543 pages, 1 unnumbered page : 25 cm
Topics: Amulets, Superstitions, Superstition
The constitution of the North American Academy of Homeopathic Healing Art in German and English. Also included are capital stock certificates of the Academy. Founded in 1835, the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art opened in Allentown, Pennsylvania to teach homeopathy, the therapeutic system based on the principles of German physician Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843). Founded by Constantine Hering, William Wesselheoft, Henry Detwiller, and John Romig, and known as Allentown...
Topics: Homeopathy, Alternative medicine, Homeopathic physicians, Medical education, North American Academy...
Wellcome Library
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Includes index
Topic: Afternoon teas
Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de Santé
by Avicenne; Crémone, Gérard de (trad latine); Despars, Jacques
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Hauteur : 39 cm environ Available at the Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de santé (Paris). See this resource in Medica digital library : ms02045 .
Topics: Manuscrits du XIII° au XVI° siècle, Médecine arabe, Médecins du Moyen Age
Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center, Archives and Special Collections
by North American Academy of the Homœopathic Healing Art
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The first draft of the constitution and by-laws of the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art in German and translated into English. Other documents included are the centennial program of the Academy and an untitled document in German (not translated). Founded in 1835, the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art opened in Allentown, Pennsylvania to teach homeopathy, the therapeutic system based on the principles of German physician Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843)....
Topics: Homeopathy, Alternative medicine, Homeopathic physicians, Medical education
Wellcome Library
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94 pages cdxxxii pages : 30 1/2 cm
Topics: Paper industry -- History, Papermaking -- History, Watermarks, Papermaking
Cushing-Whitney Medical Library
by Yale Medical Library. Historical Library
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The Harvey Cushing collection of books and manuscripts / Yale University. Historical Library. New York : Schuman's, 1943.
Topics: Medicine--Bibliography, Medicine--History
3000 copies were privately printed by the anthropological branch of the Falstaff Press in 1933
Topics: Paraphilias, Sex, Homosexuality, Prostitution, Erotica, Nudity
Wellcome Library
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ESTC
University of Glasgow Library
by Kāzarūnī, Muhạmmad ibn Masʻūd, -1357; University of Glasgow. Library
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"A commentary on the Moojuz-ool kanoon, known by the name of ... the Sudeedee" -- added t.p
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Topics: Ibn al-Nafīs, ʻAlī ibn Abī al-Hạzm, 1210 or 11-1288, Medicine, Arab
Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Kent, J. T. (James Tyler), 1849-1916
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Issued in 10 parts
Topics: Homeopathy, Materia Medica
Wellcome Library
by Moore, N. Hudson, 1857-1927. n 50004220
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"List of English clockmakers": p. [163]-293; "List of American clockmakers": p. [295]-330
Topic: Clocks and watches
Duke University Libraries, History of Medicine
by Lombroso, Cesare, 1835-1909; History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) NcD
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former call number: Lombroso
Topics: Criminology, Criminal Psychology, Tattooing
UCL Library Services, University College London (UCL)
by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. Council; University College, London. Library Services
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Includes index
Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Pharmacopoeias as Topic
Wellcome Library
by Hartmann, Franz, 1838-1912. n 50026762
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136 pages : 22 cm
Topic: Astrology
The Medical Heritage Library
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326 p., [2] leaves of plates : 23 cm
Topics: Vaccination, Medicine